FBI director Comey (kind of) calls Trump a liar and says Russia links still being probed
Original story at Mother Jones• 13 mentions • 6 months ago
Mother Jones 6 months ago
On Monday morning, hours before the House intelligence committee convened a hearing on Russian hacking during the 2016 campaign with star witness FBI chief James Comey, the president of the United States was tweeting furiously in an effort to preempt headlines that might emerge from the event. The political-media world was waiting for Comey to comment on the absurd and fact-free charge that Trump tweeted more than two weeks ago claiming President Barack Obama had wiretapped him during the campaign. But the hearing was also expected to reinforce the intelligence committee's previously released assessment that Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin mounted ...